Port Alfred weather in March (Eastern Cape, South Africa)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Port Alfred in March lies at 26.7°C (80.06°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 17.7°C (63.86°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during March is moderate with an average of 75mm (2.9 inches). There are generally around 10 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 204 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Port Alfred, monthly averages in March

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Min Temperature 63 °F  
Max Temperature 80 °F  
Water Temperature 73 °F *  
Chance of Rain 34%  
Precipitation 3 in  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 82% *  
Sunshine 204 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 55% *  
* Data from: East London, South Africa (107 KM, 66 Miles).

Where to stay in Port Alfred

Where to go in South Africa in March

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in March and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in March? Visitors traveling to Port Alfred might want to wear airy clothing, t-shirts and other summer cloths. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day. With a water temperature of around 23.0°C (73.4°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.

Outdoor sports

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